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Nov
21
Thu
Cookeville – Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit The Cookeville Rescue Mission
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville – Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit The Cookeville Rescue Mission will be ongoing until November 23rd. Throughout the Thanksgiving season, the Cookeville Rescue Mission will provide lifeessentials, compassionate care and practical guidance for hundreds of hungry andhomeless men, women and children in The Upper Cumberland. Toensure they’re prepared to serve all who come through their doors, the Missionis seeking donations of food to providemore than 250nutritious meals. The Mission will alsodistribute food baskets with all the ingredients struggling families need toprepare a Thanksgiving dinner in their own homes. Donationscan be dropped off at . Donations can be dropped off at 1331 S. Jefferson Avenue Cookeville from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and are needed by November 23.

Putnam County – Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge Presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Putnam County – Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge Presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors registration is now open! The exterior decorating contest is open to single-family residences in Putnam County within a 10-mile radius of the Cookeville Courthouse Square. Categories include Most Colorful, Most Traditional and Most Animated. Participants may enter multiple categories but are eligible to win in only one. The fee is $10 per entry. The registration deadline is Nov. 26. Forms are available at the Leisure Services office at Cookeville City Hall, 45 E. Broad St., and UCAR, 1330 Neal St. Registration may also be completed at www.cookeville-tn.gov/ls or by calling 931-520-4386. The judging period will be Nov. 29-Dec. 5 between 5 and 10 p.m. For more information about the contest, call Leisure Services at 931-520-4386 or UCAR at 931-528-4093.
 

Cookeville – Cancer Recovery Program Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Cookeville – Cancer Recovery Program Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA is available to anyone currently undergoing treatment or anyone who has received treatment in the past 5 years. This is a free outreach program that provides comprehensive nutrition, exercise, and wellness services designed to help maximize quality of life and minimize the side effects that cancer treatments can have on one’s body. Please contact Jenny Thacker (931) 528-1133 for more information.

Cookeville – Benefit For Deputy Chris Lynn
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cookeville – Benefit For Deputy Chris Lynn. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has created a fundraiser to raise support for Deputy Chris Lynn and his family as he continues to undergo multiple surgeries. Deputy Lynn was critically injured in a motor vehicle crash while responding to an emergency call. All funds raised will go directly to Deputy Lynn’s family to be used for medical, travel and lodging expenses while they aid him in his recovery.With the recent merger between the Bank of Putnam County and Citizen’s First Bank, donations will be accepted at any of the Bank of Putnam County 19 locations in 9 counties. All donations should be made out to the following:

Bank of Putnam County
Chris Lynn Benefit
Account # 30358766

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. B.E.D.S. advocates for the well-being of every youth in our community by developing networks of educational and counseling resources. For more information please go tobedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 
Hours: Sunday-Tuesday by appointment only, Wednesday-Friday 4 – 8 pm, and Saturday 12 -8 pm.
Karate – Every Wednesday 6 – 7 pm
Zumba – Thursday 11-21-2019 6 – 8 pm
Homework assistance every Thursday 4 – 6 pm
Every Friday is game night 4 – 7 pm
Every Saturday is movie night 6 – 8 pm  

Cookeville – Santa’s Angels Service Projects Presented By The Cookeville High School FCCLA
Nov 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cookeville – Santa’s Angels Service Projects Presented By The Cookeville High School FCCLA will be collecting change throughout the month of November. The money collected is used to buy Christmas items for students identified as needy and at-risk. The money can be change, dollars or a check written out to CHS. Please contact CHS for more information.

Cookeville – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance will take place on Thursday, November 21st from noon-4pm in the Wal Mart parking lot. To schedule an appointment please go to bloodassurance.org/walmartckvl. All donors please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, avoid energy drinks, and bring photo id.

Crossville – Food Pantry Hosted By Roane State Community College
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Crossville – Food Pantry Hosted By Roane State Community College November 21st from 2:00pm-4:00pm. For students only, bring your student ID.

Putnam County Volunteer Opportunity
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Would you like to help a senior citizen in Putnam or Cumberland counties by becoming a MyRide Volunteer? The program is for seniors 60 and older who live independently and need transportation to doctor appointments, the grocery store and other places. Volunteers only have to volunteer 3 hours minimum and must be over 21 with a valid drivers license and clean driving record. Call 833-9MY-RIDE.

Cookeville – Hoax Threats of Violence Against Schools and Public Places – Presented By FBI Memphis Division
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cookeville – Hoax Threats of Violence Against Schools and Public Places – Presented By FBI Memphis Division . If you think making false threats is a joke, think again.
Any communication threatening students, teachers, and staff at schools or public places is a federal crime that could lock people behind prison doors for up to five years.
Hoax threats have real consequences. Making false threats is not a joke. Think before you post. To learn more, visit www.fbi.gov

Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club Monthly Meeting
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club monthly meeting every third Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The club serves dinner at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. There is baby sitting available on the premises. For more information, go to the clubs Facebook.

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Thursday Night Dance Hosted By The Cookeville Community Center from 6:30-9:30pm. This is a weekly community event so come out and enjoy great music and dancing! Admission is 5.00$ and doors open at 6pm. There is plenty of seating and concessions are available. For more information please see the Thursday Night Dancing Cookeville Community Center Facebook page.

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet at the Dairy Queen at 760 N. Main Street in Crossville from 7pm-9pm. This is a weekly event and is free to the public. It’s a great way to make new friends!

Nov
22
Fri
Cookeville – “Fill The Bus” Food Drive Hosted By Hippie Jack And Great Harvest Cookeville
Nov 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Cookeville – “Fill The Bus” Food Drive Hosted By Hippie Jack And Great Harvest Cookeville will take place until December 6th. Fill the Bus is a continued effort to help meet some of the most basic needs for so many. This is an immediate local relief effort for local residents. If you want to help, Great Harvest is receiving donated food items in Cookeville. They will get the items to Jack and Lynn so that they can Fill Up the Bus !! FILL UP the BUS is an ongoing effort because hunger doesn’t sleep. *Please Note* Great Harvest can only accept non perishable food items. Please contact Hippie Jack on his Facebook page if you have any other donations you would like to make.

Crossville – Lake Tansi Annual Christmas Craft Show Hosted By Lake Tansi
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Crossville – Lake Tansi Annual Christmas Craft Show Hosted By Lake Tansi will be held Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23rd from 9am-4pm at The Thunderbird Recreation Hall. Some of the top Artists and Crafters from Crossville and the surrounding area will be at this show. A lunch will be available both days. Santa Claus will be here on Saturday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm to greet the kids and give out treats. Mom and Dad bring the kids and camera and get some picture of the kids with Santa. The Lake Tansi Village Church Choir will be singing Christmas carols from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Come out and purchase some great Christmas gifts.

Cookeville – Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit The Cookeville Rescue Mission
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville – Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit The Cookeville Rescue Mission will be ongoing until November 23rd. Throughout the Thanksgiving season, the Cookeville Rescue Mission will provide lifeessentials, compassionate care and practical guidance for hundreds of hungry andhomeless men, women and children in The Upper Cumberland. Toensure they’re prepared to serve all who come through their doors, the Missionis seeking donations of food to providemore than 250nutritious meals. The Mission will alsodistribute food baskets with all the ingredients struggling families need toprepare a Thanksgiving dinner in their own homes. Donationscan be dropped off at . Donations can be dropped off at 1331 S. Jefferson Avenue Cookeville from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and are needed by November 23.

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. B.E.D.S. advocates for the well-being of every youth in our community by developing networks of educational and counseling resources. For more information please go tobedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 
Hours: Sunday-Tuesday by appointment only, Wednesday-Friday 4 – 8 pm, and Saturday 12 -8 pm.
Karate – Every Wednesday 6 – 7 pm
Zumba – Thursday 11-21-2019 6 – 8 pm
Homework assistance every Thursday 4 – 6 pm
Every Friday is game night 4 – 7 pm
Every Saturday is movie night 6 – 8 pm  

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Nov 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library each Friday from 1:00pm-3:00pm in the Obed River Room 112. This is a FREE session to watch and learn the Art of Origami from talented origamists in the community. Bring your own folding paper, open to high school age or older.

Putnam County Volunteer Opportunity
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

There are many senior citizens who live alone and without someone to share the holidays. Home Instead Senior Care® is once again offering the Cookeville community a chance to help. Just look for the Be a Santa to a Senior tree on display at Algood Walmart now until Dec. 2nd, grab an ornament tag, purchase a gift for that senior citizen and return the ornament tag with the gift to that same location. No need to wrap it.

Sparta – Holiday Craft Show Hosted By The Sparta YMCA
Nov 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sparta – Holiday Craft Show Hosted By The Sparta YMCA will be held on Friday, November 22nd from 4pm-8pm and Saturday, November 23rd from 8am-2pm. Come support the local vendors and enjoy shopping for home decor, jewelry, clothing, food, and much more!

Cookeville – Disney’s High School Musical Presented By The Cookeville Children’s Theatre , Hosted At the CPAC
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Disney’s High School Musical Presented By The Cookeville Children’s Theatre , Hosted At the CPAC will be held November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 7:30pm
and November 9, 10, 16, 23 at 2:00pm. Tickets are available at the CPAC Box Office Hours: 9-5pm/Mon-Fri and Online: https://www.etix.com/ticket/o/5114.

Nov
23
Sat
Cookeville – Downtown Green Market
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cookeville – Downtown Green Market Every Saturday year round from 8:00am – noon. Shop from local growers and producers, with all natural, non-GMO grown produce, beef, poultry, pork, eggs, crafts, baked goods all while enjoying live music. See more at Downtown Green Market on Facebook.

Sparta – Holiday Craft Show Hosted By The Sparta YMCA
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sparta – Holiday Craft Show Hosted By The Sparta YMCA will be held on Friday, November 22nd from 4pm-8pm and Saturday, November 23rd from 8am-2pm. Come support the local vendors and enjoy shopping for home decor, jewelry, clothing, food, and much more!

Cookeville – Christmas Bazaar Presented By Heavenly Host Lutheran School
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cookeville – Christmas Bazaar Presented By Heavenly Host Lutheran School will take place on Saturday, November 23 from 9am-3pm at Heavenly Host Lutheran Church and School. Homemade and creative crafts and goods will be available from over 30 local vendors. Wreaths, ornaments, clothing, jewelry, wood crafts, candles, soaps, and more. This event is free and open to the public so come out and enjoy!

Crossville – Lake Tansi Annual Christmas Craft Show Hosted By Lake Tansi
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Crossville – Lake Tansi Annual Christmas Craft Show Hosted By Lake Tansi will be held Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23rd from 9am-4pm at The Thunderbird Recreation Hall. Some of the top Artists and Crafters from Crossville and the surrounding area will be at this show. A lunch will be available both days. Santa Claus will be here on Saturday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm to greet the kids and give out treats. Mom and Dad bring the kids and camera and get some picture of the kids with Santa. The Lake Tansi Village Church Choir will be singing Christmas carols from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Come out and purchase some great Christmas gifts.

Oneida – Healthy Hike Hosted By Big South Fork
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Oneida – Healthy Hike Hosted By Big South Fork will be held on Saturday, November 23rd at 9am at the Terry Cemetery parking lot. Come join a Ranger for a moderate to strenuous 6 mile hike exploring the beautiful trail that follows No Business Creek. Water shoes are necessary to cross No Business Creek, so be prepared! Bring water, snacks, bug spray, and lunch to enjoy

Cookeville – Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit The Cookeville Rescue Mission
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville – Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit The Cookeville Rescue Mission will be ongoing until November 23rd. Throughout the Thanksgiving season, the Cookeville Rescue Mission will provide lifeessentials, compassionate care and practical guidance for hundreds of hungry andhomeless men, women and children in The Upper Cumberland. Toensure they’re prepared to serve all who come through their doors, the Missionis seeking donations of food to providemore than 250nutritious meals. The Mission will alsodistribute food baskets with all the ingredients struggling families need toprepare a Thanksgiving dinner in their own homes. Donationscan be dropped off at . Donations can be dropped off at 1331 S. Jefferson Avenue Cookeville from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and are needed by November 23.

Livingston – Candy Cane Christmas Market Presented By The Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Livingston – Candy Cane Christmas Market Presented By The Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce will take place on Saturday, November 23rd from 10am-5pm at the Overton County Rotary/AG building.Vendors will come together to display their wares for sale including homemade goods, woodworking, art work, ceramics, ornaments, crafts, and so much more!

Smithville – Holiday Festival Hosted By TTU’s Appalachian Center For Craft
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Smithville – Holiday Festival Hosted By TTU’s Appalachian Center For Craft will be held on Saturday, November 23rd from 10am-5pm. There will be hands on workshops, huge discounts in the sales gallery, activities for kids and more! Come out and enjoy!

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. B.E.D.S. advocates for the well-being of every youth in our community by developing networks of educational and counseling resources. For more information please go tobedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 
Hours: Sunday-Tuesday by appointment only, Wednesday-Friday 4 – 8 pm, and Saturday 12 -8 pm.
Karate – Every Wednesday 6 – 7 pm
Zumba – Thursday 11-21-2019 6 – 8 pm
Homework assistance every Thursday 4 – 6 pm
Every Friday is game night 4 – 7 pm
Every Saturday is movie night 6 – 8 pm  

Cookeville – Disney’s High School Musical Presented By The Cookeville Children’s Theatre , Hosted At the CPAC
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Disney’s High School Musical Presented By The Cookeville Children’s Theatre , Hosted At the CPAC will be held November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 7:30pm
and November 9, 10, 16, 23 at 2:00pm. Tickets are available at the CPAC Box Office Hours: 9-5pm/Mon-Fri and Online: https://www.etix.com/ticket/o/5114.

Cookeville – Disney’s High School Musical Presented By The Cookeville Children’s Theatre , Hosted At the CPAC
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cookeville – Disney’s High School Musical Presented By The Cookeville Children’s Theatre , Hosted At the CPAC will be held November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 7:30pm
and November 9, 10, 16, 23 at 2:00pm. Tickets are available at the CPAC Box Office Hours: 9-5pm/Mon-Fri and Online: https://www.etix.com/ticket/o/5114.

Nov
24
Sun
Smithville – Holday Festival Hosted By TTU’s Appalachian Center For Craft
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Smithville – Holday Festival Hosted By TTU’s Appalachian Center For Craft will be held Sunday, November 24th from 10am-5pm. There will be guided studio tours, huge discounts in the retail sales gallery, kids activities and more! Come out and enjoy!

Cookeville – Benefit For Deputy Chris Lynn
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cookeville – Benefit For Deputy Chris Lynn. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has created a fundraiser to raise support for Deputy Chris Lynn and his family as he continues to undergo multiple surgeries. Deputy Lynn was critically injured in a motor vehicle crash while responding to an emergency call. All funds raised will go directly to Deputy Lynn’s family to be used for medical, travel and lodging expenses while they aid him in his recovery.With the recent merger between the Bank of Putnam County and Citizen’s First Bank, donations will be accepted at any of the Bank of Putnam County 19 locations in 9 counties. All donations should be made out to the following:

Bank of Putnam County
Chris Lynn Benefit
Account # 30358766

Cookeville – Volunteers Needed For The Sound Of Hope Bell Ringing Hosted By The Cookeville Rescue Mission
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cookeville – Volunteers Needed For The Sound Of Hope Bell Ringing Hosted By The Cookeville Rescue Mission. This is the mission’s largest fundraiser of the year. If you are interested you can sign up to volunteer by visiting the Cookeville Rescue Mission website. The Sound of Hope bell ringing begins November 22 and runs through December 24

Cookeville – Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance And Hope Hosted By MADD
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance And Hope Hosted By MADD will be held on Sunday, November 24 at First Christian Church in Cookeville. The event is scheduled to begin at 3:00pm CST. Injured and bereaved victims of drunk/drugged driving crashes and family members of homicide victims will gather to pay tribute to lives changed or lost due to acts of violence in our community. Participants are urged to bring a framed photo of their lived one(s) to be displayed during the program. This event is open to the general public and any law enforcement officers or emergency medical personnel who are  able to attend are urged to wear their agency uniform. For more information, call Renea Grant at the District Attorney General’s Office at 931-528-5015 or contact Norris Skelley at norrisskelley@gmail.com or call 931-261-4168.

Cookeville – Christmas & Holiday Concert Hosted By The Cookeville Performing Arts Center
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Christmas & Holiday Concert Hosted By The Cookeville Performing Arts Center will be held on Sunday, November 24th from 3pm-4pm at the CPAC.

Nov
25
Mon
Cookeville – “Fill The Bus” Food Drive Hosted By Hippie Jack And Great Harvest Cookeville
Nov 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Cookeville – “Fill The Bus” Food Drive Hosted By Hippie Jack And Great Harvest Cookeville will take place until December 6th. Fill the Bus is a continued effort to help meet some of the most basic needs for so many. This is an immediate local relief effort for local residents. If you want to help, Great Harvest is receiving donated food items in Cookeville. They will get the items to Jack and Lynn so that they can Fill Up the Bus !! FILL UP the BUS is an ongoing effort because hunger doesn’t sleep. *Please Note* Great Harvest can only accept non perishable food items. Please contact Hippie Jack on his Facebook page if you have any other donations you would like to make.

Cookeville – Breast Cancer Recovery Program Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Cookeville – Breast Cancer Recovery Program Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA is available to anyone undergoing treatment or anyone who has ever been diagnosed with breast cancer. This is a free outreach program that provides comprehensive nutrition, exercise, and wellness services designed to help maximize quality of life and minimize the side effects that cancer treatments can have on one’s body. Please contact Jenny Thacker (931) 528-1133 for more information.

Cookeville – Santa’s Angels Service Projects Presented By The Cookeville High School FCCLA
Nov 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cookeville – Santa’s Angels Service Projects Presented By The Cookeville High School FCCLA will be collecting change throughout the month of November. The money collected is used to buy Christmas items for students identified as needy and at-risk. The money can be change, dollars or a check written out to CHS. Please contact CHS for more information.

Cookeville – Bluecross Bowl Volunteer Sign-ups Now Available
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cookeville – Bluecross Bowl Volunteer Sign-ups Now Available. The 2019 games, set for Dec. 5-7 at Tennessee Tech University’s Tucker Stadium, is looking for approximately 750 volunteers for the games this year. Volunteer positions include parking, locker room security, ticket-selling, ticket-taking, program sales, and more. To be a part of the volunteer community, go to: RoadToCookeville.com/volunteer. Three-day admission to all 9 games included for volunteers.

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Purchase from local growers to support the Overton County 4H Club.
Clydesdale Farms of Overton County and Young’s Nursery and Greenhouse of Smithville and Gallatin are proud growers for 4-H. Proceeds from plants purchased at these growers will be donated to the Overton County 4-H club.
to order plants direct call 931-823-2735 or e-mail nmarrerro@utk.edu.

Cookeville – Kids Art Class Presented By The Cookeville Art Studio
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cookeville – Kids Art Class Presented By The Cookeville Art Studio Every Monday 4:00-6:00pm. There is a kid’s art class, Young at Art, Grades 1-8. Each class is $15. Please call 931-526-2424 or come by Cookeville Art, 186A S. Walnut to pre-register.

Livingston – Tai Chi Class – Presented By The Overton County UT Extension Institute Of Agriculture
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Livingston – Tai Chi Class – Presented By The Overton County UT Extension Institute Of Agriculture August 12th – November 18th at the Joe L Evins Commuity Center starting at 5:00pm. $35 for all classes. Call 931-823-2735 or stop by the Ag Extension office to register for Tai Chi Mondays

Cookeville – Chess Club At TTU
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cookeville – Chess Club At TTU 7 p.m., Room 371, TTU Roaden Univ. Center. Everyone welcome. Call Paul 372-3118, or psemmes@tntech.edu.

Nov
26
Tue
Putnam County – Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge Presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Putnam County – Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge Presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors registration is now open! The exterior decorating contest is open to single-family residences in Putnam County within a 10-mile radius of the Cookeville Courthouse Square. Categories include Most Colorful, Most Traditional and Most Animated. Participants may enter multiple categories but are eligible to win in only one. The fee is $10 per entry. The registration deadline is Nov. 26. Forms are available at the Leisure Services office at Cookeville City Hall, 45 E. Broad St., and UCAR, 1330 Neal St. Registration may also be completed at www.cookeville-tn.gov/ls or by calling 931-520-4386. The judging period will be Nov. 29-Dec. 5 between 5 and 10 p.m. For more information about the contest, call Leisure Services at 931-520-4386 or UCAR at 931-528-4093.
 

Cookeville – Cancer Recovery Program Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Cookeville – Cancer Recovery Program Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA is available to anyone currently undergoing treatment or anyone who has received treatment in the past 5 years. This is a free outreach program that provides comprehensive nutrition, exercise, and wellness services designed to help maximize quality of life and minimize the side effects that cancer treatments can have on one’s body. Please contact Jenny Thacker (931) 528-1133 for more information.

Cookeville – Benefit For Deputy Chris Lynn
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cookeville – Benefit For Deputy Chris Lynn. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has created a fundraiser to raise support for Deputy Chris Lynn and his family as he continues to undergo multiple surgeries. Deputy Lynn was critically injured in a motor vehicle crash while responding to an emergency call. All funds raised will go directly to Deputy Lynn’s family to be used for medical, travel and lodging expenses while they aid him in his recovery.With the recent merger between the Bank of Putnam County and Citizen’s First Bank, donations will be accepted at any of the Bank of Putnam County 19 locations in 9 counties. All donations should be made out to the following:

Bank of Putnam County
Chris Lynn Benefit
Account # 30358766

USDA Offers Loans For Beginner Farmers
Nov 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

USDA Offers Targeted Farm Loan Funding for Underserved Groups and Beginning Farmers. USDA defines underserved applicants as a group whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity as members of the group without regard to their individual qualities. For farm loan program purposes, targeted underserved groups are women, African Americans, American Indians and Alaskan Natives, Hispanics and Asians and Pacific Islanders. For more information on FSA’s farm loan programs and targeted underserved and beginning farmer guidelines, visit www.fsa.usda.gov/farmloans or contact your local FSA Office. To find your local FSA office, visit http://offices.usda.gov.